Friday Feb 28th ,
Saturday March 1st, (full days)
and Sunday March 2nd (half day),
October 13, 2002
Please contact Dr. Hunthausen for late registration.
Embassy Suites Town Lake in Austin
300 South Congress Ave
Austin TX 78704
Rooms are $119.00/night
for a king. We also have 5 rooms reserved at $129.00/night with 2 double
beds for people who want to share a room.
rates are guaranteed until Jan 31, 2003. Be sure
to make your reservations before then and mention you are attending the
can be made by calling the hotel directly, calling 1-800-embassy or by
internet. Rooms are suites and include full breakfast and nightly happy
Kim Barry Kim.Barry@ci.austin.tx.us
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport
The hotel does not have a shuttle from the airport so
you'll need to use Supershuttle. The Austin Supershuttle # is
Round trip should be about $18.
registration fee covers lunches and organizing expenses.
Mail your registration form and a check payable to IFAAB for
funds) to Wayne Hunthausen.
One to three abstracts must be submitted in the
body of an email (see
below) to Wayne Hunthausen by October 13, 2002. Please
do not send as an attachment.
Registrations will not be accepted without an emailed abstract.
Registration confirmation will be emailed.
Dr. Wayne Hunthausen
4820 Rainbow Blvd
Westwood, KS 66205
Full refund if
cancellation is received by January 28, 2003.
None after that
- Each attendee must either give a presentation on a topic,
lead a discussion, or participate on a panel.
topics must be related to the field of applied animal behavior, and
relevant to behavior consultants.
should be 75-300 words, have a title, be concise and in a form ready to be
posted on the IFAAB website.
- They need not be
detailed, but should contain enough information so that other attendees
will have a general idea of the information that will be presented.
must be sent in the body of an email,
not as an attachment.
- Be sure to send a/v requirements and estimated
time of presentation with your abstract.
- The program committee will
evaluate all submissions and notify the participants by email once they
Length of presentation may be from 20 to 50 minutes
histories for discussion (videos encouraged)
2 to 3 panel participants give a short introduction to topic
and then open the discussion to the group
or ethological theory as they relate to the diagnosis or treatment of
sure to send a/v requirements and estimated time of presentation
with your registration.
Presentation Topics for Meeting:
topics have been suggested by the previous year's Forum attendees, you may submit
other topics you think would be of particular interest to the group:
Unhealthy pet-person relationships
Fearful behavior, phobias, fear
Comparative communication systems
Systematic approach to different
analysis of treatment techniques
Business ideas – marketing,
Videos of separation anxiety
What we do on first contact by
phone – what do you say, what do you make sure you say (A good topic
for a panel - Whoever presents on this topic might contact folks ahead
of time and gather data about commonalties that could be part of the
Using the computer to give
Severe, unusual cases -diagnostic
New and interesting treatment
History taking, outcome
Summary Of The
Activities And Tentative Time-Frame For The 2003 MEETING
Nov 20 -
- June 1 -
- June15 -
Site info forwarded from site host to John Wright for registration
brochure and W Hunthausen for website
- July 1 -
Brochures proofed and returned to John for printing
- August 1 -
Registration brochures mailed
- Oct 13 -
- Oct 14- 22 -
Abstracts sent by email to the program
- Oct 22 -
Program committee begins to evaluate
- Nov 11 -
Applicants notified by email that their
applications are complete.
- Nov 12 -
Committee begins to design a tentative program.
The committee communicates with applicants for which there are
questions to work out acceptable abstracts.
- Nov 15 -
Program committee finalizes program Final approval of program.
Nov 25 - Applicants notified that their abstracts (and
which ones) have been accepted.
Dec 12 - Program committee sends final program with a list of equipment requirements
to W Hunthausen for posting on website.